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HTML <audio> controls Attribute

❮ HTML <audio> tag


An <audio> element with browser default controls:

<audio controls>
  <source src="horse.ogg" type="audio/ogg">
  <source src="horse.mp3" type="audio/mpeg">
  Your browser does not support the audio element.
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Definition and Usage

The controls attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that audio controls should be displayed.

Audio controls should include:

  • Play
  • Pause
  • Seeking
  • Volume

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.

controls 4.0 9.0 3.5 4.0 11.5


<audio controls>

❮ HTML <audio> tag